Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Two Arrested In Shooting

Attempted Murder Charges On Two Teens

CLEWISTON, FL. -- On March 7th Hendry County Sheriff's Deputies responded to 1804 Matthew Loop, Clewiston in the Tower Lakes Subdivision for a complaint of gun shots fired in the area. Deputies made contact with citizens who gave officers information as to the direction of travel and the description of suspects and vehicle.

The suspects allegedly fled the area after an argument, firing several shots. Bullets struck a mobile home and the fender and hood area of a parked vehicle. The Clewiston Police Department assisted and located a vehicle matching the description of the suspect's vehicle. Officers located a 9 mm firearm inside the vehicle. Deputies also located 9 mm shell casing at the scene.

Based on information, and evidence obtained during the investigation suspects Miguel Villa (photo above left) age 19, and Jose Antonio Chapa (photo above right) age 16, were arrested and charged with attempted felony murder, carrying prohibited weapon, Improper exhibit of firearm, discharging  a firearm in public, direct discharge of firearm from a vehicle, missile into a dwelling, altered Identification on weapon showing a removed serial aumber, two counts damage property criminal mischief and possession of marijuana over 20 grams.


  1. Anonymous7:56 PM

    They should be punished to the fullest extent of the law.

    In Hendry County that means probation and a fine.

  2. Anonymous4:53 AM

    Well spoken and very accurate...or maybe some drug court where they can keep getting the money